Biomedical research goes green
An evaluation is presented on environmental standards for biomedical engineering, as presented at the National Institutes of Health conference held Nov 1-2, 1999. These include waste reducing strategies such as laboratory substitutions, facility design, smaller-sized experiments and reagent recycling.
Publication Name: Environmental Health Perspectives
The great fat fallacy
The National Institutes of Health's guidelines on defining who is overweight or obese is based on the body mass index (BMI). However, this is not an accurate measurement because it does not take into account the percentage bodyfat.
Publication Name: Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness
External Fixation in Orthopedics
Types and examples of external fixators in orthopedics are described. External fixators are classified by their design as either monolateral, multiplanar or hybrid.
Publication Name: JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association
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